Jackman Road Elementary School (JRE)

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WELCOME TO JACKMAN ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL! 

KEEP INFORMED

Follow JRE on Facebook

Set Schoology Parent Account Notification Settings to see additional announcements shared with students. Learn how here!


School Pictures, photo equipmentORDER SCHOOL PICTURES ONLINE

To order photos go to Lifetouch.com and use
Picture Day ID: EVTZVRMMC


Mini Mule Tailgate Sept 29JRE Mini Mule Tailgate

Bedford High School beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Please join us for our JRE PTO Mini Mule Tailgate. There will be hot dogs, chips, and water. Meet across from the main stadium entrance. Reduced priced coupons for students will be available at the tailgate. The cost will be $2.00 for students at the gate with the coupon. Adults are $6.00. Go Mules!


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October 4th
The purpose of the Fun Run is to raise funds for JRE, build school spirit and increase school pride during a fun whole-school event that promotes fitness. Monies will be used for enrichment activities, supplies and building needs. Please help us reach our goal by registering your student and sharing their web page; we appreciate your support!

The Fun Run will occur during school hours with each grade level walking/running for 30 minutes on a course around our playground with their teachers. Parents and family members are encouraged to come and walk with their child. Parents/guests need to park in the North parking lot only and then sign in at the table located near the shed on the parking lot.

Staff and students are encouraged to dress in their favorite peace, love and groovy kindness 1970’s attire. Remember to send a water bottle with your child’s name on it.  

FUN RUN TIMES:

Y5/Kindergarten: 11:15-11:45
1st Grade: 10:00-10:30
2nd Grade: 9:15-9:45
3rd Grade: 1:15-1:45
4th Grade: 12:15-12:45
5th Grade: 1:45-2:15

Final Donation due date: 10/11/2023 11:59 PM

Donations in the form of cash & checks (in-school donations), should be turned in to the school the day of the Fun Run. Please make checks payable to: Bedford Public Schools. 

If you have questions, you can email [email protected] or call at 734-850-6603.


4th grade Lansing Field Trip, capitol buildingFOURTH GRADE FIELD TRIP TO LANSING

Our fourth grade students will be going on a Lansing trip November 15th. Information was emailed home on Friday, September 8th. Tentative departure time could be as early as 6:30 am.

THE TOUR INCLUDES:
· Deluxe Motor Coach transportation
· Tour of the Michigan Capitol Building
· Admission to the Michigan Historical Museum
· Admission to Impression 5 Science Center with 1 workshop per student


Jackman Road Elementary PTO with mulePTO NEWS

MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2023-2024:

September 12: 6 pm
October 10: 3:45 pm
November 7: 6 pm
December 12: 3:45 pm
January 9: 6 pm
February 6: 3:45 pm
March 12: 6 pm ***5th grade recognition meeting to follow***
April 9: 3:45 pm
May 7: 6 pm

THE PTO EXECUTIVE BOARD FOR 2023-2024!

President: Jenn Pullen
Vice-President: Becky Pidek
Second Vice-President: Sherry Farnan
Third Vice-President: Katie Henderson
Past President: Alicia Wachowiak
Secretary: Angie Iott
Treasurer: Randi Johnson
Membership: Alicia Wachowiak, Sarah Andrews
Teacher Liaisons: Melissa Kurek, Christina Parsons

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ONLINE SPIRIT SHOP

The JRE Online Spirit Shop is closed until Fall 2023

 

BOX TOPS GO HIGH TECH!

Redeeming Box Tops is now available using a free app that scans your receipt (within 14 days of purchase) and automatically applies the 10 cents per participating item to the school you choose. Look for the new Box Tops scan logo on the package. More information on this new app for box tops can be found at btfe.com.

AMAZON SMILE

When you #StartWithaSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Jackman Road Elementary PTO Inc. Bookmark this Amazon Smile link and support us every time you shop!


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COMMUNTY EDUCATION NEWS

You can see our full list of Community Education programs and register online at HTTPS://BEDFORD.CE.ELEYO.COM/

 


Fall Brochure Cover thumbnail2023 FALL BROCHURE IS HERE!

Check out the fall programs covering everything from art classes to kayaking, youth sports leagues and skills training, to special programs for adults; computers, and CPR, or take a trip to Frankenmuth! There truly is something for everyone!

SEARCH PROGRAMS & REGISTER ONLINE AT:
HTTPS://BEDFORD.CE.ELEYO.COM.

Ed2Go offers a full array of online Career Training programs in multiple fields. Go to www.ed2go.com/bedfordae for a complete list

Adult enrichment classes are also offered. Check out the adult fitness classes: cardio & tone, karate, line dancing, and yoga as well as art classes and more.

Don't see a class that you would be interested in? Email us your interests - [email protected] or call our office 734-850-6036.

Follow Community Ed on Facebook for updates on their new programs and activities: facebook.com/bedfordcommunityeducation


GENERAL INFORMATION 

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WELCOME BACK PRESENTATION

This is full of information about Jackman Road Elementary School!

 

ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL TRAFFIC FLOW MAP 

Please review the Arrival/Dismissal Traffic Flow Map to help things flow smoothly from Day 1!

REQUEST A LOOP TAG FOR STUDENT PICK-UPS AFTER SCHOOL
If you will be using the loop you will need to fill out a form to get a loop number and car tag from the office. Please email [email protected] and she will send the the link to fill out for a loop tag. 

LATCHKEY IS AVAILABLE
Latchkey is available before and after school. You can learn more on the Latchkey website or by calling 734-850-6004 to speak with Latchkey Director, Amber Brushaber.

MEDICATION AUTHORIZATION FORM
Parents can drop off any medication that will be given at school in the health room. A Medication Authorization Form, signed by a physician, must accompany the medication. This includes many common over-the-counter medications, such as cough drops.

UNIVERSAL SCHOOL MEALS ARE BACK!
FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL MEALS APPLICATION STILL WORTH FILLING OUT!

We encourage families in need to fill out a Free and Reduced School Meals Application. Other programs that may benefit families may also require this form to be completed in order to be considered such as potentially waived or discounted Chromebook Fees. Family participation in the program may also qualify the school to receive additional funding to support our students. This form can be filled out online: https://bedfordps.familyportal.cloud/.

BUS ROUTE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON TRAVERSA RIDE 360 MOBILE APP

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Link to detailed instructions on how to access and use the Traversa Ride 360 app and website
The “Where’s the Bus?” link on our website also links to these instructions.

Please note that the staff is continuing to make adjustments to the routes as last minute student registrations come in. Please double check before the first day of school. Times will fluctuate at the start of a new school year until everyone settles down into a routine. 

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2023-2024 DISTRICT SCHOOL-YEAR-AT-A-GLANCE CALENDAR

Note: Easter Sunday is March 31, 2024. It is the last day of Spring Break.

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2023 NEWS & VIEWS NEWSLETTER

The BPS District Back-to-School Newsletter is a great resource to use year round!


Sign Up for Text Message Alerts with Infinite CampusHOW TO REQUEST TEXT MESSAGE ALERTS AND MANAGE YOUR CONTACT PREFERENCES IN INFINITE CAMPUS

Bedford Public Schools uses Infinite Campus' ability to send out Emergency Notifications. You can manage your contact preferences within your Infinite Campus Parent Portal. (If you have not set up your Parent Portal Account yet, please check you email for an activation key code.)

You can choose how you want to receive our messages: email, phone calls, and now text messages. The default setting is email and phone options. If you wish to add text messages, you will have to add that as an option in your Parent Portal Settings. Please use this link for Instructions on How to Set Your Contact Preferences and to Receive Text Message Alerts

You can edit your phone numbers within the portal, but if you need to change your email, you will need to contact the school office.

NEW TO INFINITE CAMPUS?
Each parent who is listed as a student guardian in Infinite Campus will receive an email on Monday. This email will include their personal parent activation key (a long string of letters and numbers) that will connect the parent to all of the students in their household that attend BPS. A parent will use that special key to set up their Infinite Campus parent account.


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BPS MOBILE APP AVAILABLE

APP STORE LINK
GOOGLE PLAY STORE LINK

BPS PARENT NEWS FOR 1:1 STUDENTS INFO FOR CURRENT 1ST THRU 11TH GR FAMILIES FOR 2023-24

TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT UPDATES

Please see the latest Tech Department Newsletter as we get ready for 2023-24!

It includes details on:

  • 2023-24 Chromebook Insurance for 2nd-12th Grade
  • Optional Protective Chromebook Messenger Bag Available
  • Chromebook Distribution for 2023-24
  • Google Drive & Gmail Summer Access for Students
  • Like the Bedford Ed Tech Facebook Page

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Parents Guide: How to View Child Information on Schoology & Infinite Campus
Infinite Campus: Resources for Parents to Get Started


Community AssistanceCOMMUNITY ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR BEDFORD FAMILIES

Find details with this Community Assistance Opportunities for Bedford Families Link including information about food assistance programs, Eye Exams/Glasses, Parent Support Group and more. New information will be added to that document as it comes in. Some programs are seasonal but past details are included for future reference.

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY  

Link to Mobile Food Pantry dates/locations in Monroe County 


Now hiring, jobs at BPS, see website for details

BPS IS HIRING!

Among the available openings are several Parapro positions. These are great for people looking for part time work that fits within the same times as their child’s school days!

Use the “Jobs at BPS” link to see what is available and for details on applying.

A variety of substitute positions are also available. Substitute bus drivers are in demand. (If you are interested in being a bus driver, please call Transportation Director, Cari Dupree, at 734-850-6071 to ask about paid training if needed.)

Jackman Road Elementary Mission Statement

OUR MISSION
Jackman Road Elementary is inspiring lifelong learners today for a successful tomorrow.

OUR VISION
Making a Difference ...One Child at a Time!

Jackman Road Elementary School
8008 Jackman Road, Temperance, MI 48182

Phone: 734-850-6600, Attendance: 734-850-6620, Fax: 734-850-6699

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